Some of the most beautiful work of this craftsman, and many others, are in this book “Liège Gunmakers through their Work. 1800 - 1950”.

For more detail see: LIEGE GUNMAKERS

Gaubert Jean-Baptiste

Here are two interesting rifles/carabines by Jean-Baptiste Gaubert, already mentioned on the site : GAUBERT

The first appears to be patent 017 080 of 23 November 1864. He uses a special ammunition evoked by Jean-Claude Mournetas.

Mark "LA" under lock: Unidentified so far.

I think I recognize the letters EL for the provisional proof, in use since 1852.

Anyway, as on the second rifle, I don’t see any other Liège marks. . .

The second is patent 013 584 of December 8, 1862, or at least is very similar to it.

Here too I seem to recognize the letters EL.

GP with the help of HPH

Based on Jarlier :

Gaubert Jean-Baptiste - arquebusier in Liège and Paris. Belgian patents in 1859, 1860, 1862 and 1863. Patent in Paris (late 19th century).

Manufacturer and inventor of a small caliber rifle, with open-ended butt, called the Parisian.

Pinfire hunting rifle that belonged to Napoleon III.

However, it does not appear on the list of armourers in the commercial almanac (neither in 1854, nor in 1864). Known for its advanced gun system and peripheral boot.

Exposed in Paris in 1867 - 65 St. -Gilles to Liège. 60 Quai des Ormes in Paris.

Here the first

And here is the second

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